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115 Years of Women Being Members of Parliament in Finland

Posted by: Elin Hofverberg

On this day 115 years ago, on May 23, 1907, the Finnish Parliament met as a unicameral assembly for the first time, following an election earlier that same year. The election was made possible by the Parliament Act of the Grand Duchy of Finland (Landtdagsordning FFS 26/1906), which guaranteed the universal and equal right to …

Join Us for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar: “Green Energy in the Arctic: Regulatory Opportunities and Challenges in the Nordic Countries”

Posted by: Elin Hofverberg

On March 10, 2022, at 2pm EST, Foreign Law Specialist Elin Hofverberg will present our next Foreign and Comparative Law webinar, “Green Energy in the Arctic: Regulatory Opportunities and Challenges in the Nordic Countries.” Please register here. Last year the Law Library published a report on Net Zero Emission Legislation Around the World. The report documents …

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New Report on Children’s Online Privacy and Data Protection Published

Posted by: Elin Hofverberg

The Law Library recently published a new report on the protection of children online. The report, titled Children’s Online Privacy and Data Protection, surveys ten jurisdictions on the special measures they have put in place to protect children online. The jurisdictions are the European Union (EU) member states of Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Portugal, Spain, …